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Edition N 206 June 5, 2002
Number of subscribers 1733 issued from October 1997.


1. Collector of Russian Antiquities
2. Massimo Scolari's Thirty Years of Creative Work
3. Two Nikolo-Gustunsky Cathedrals in the Museum of Architecture
4. "Coffee House" in Tsaritsyno
5. Walks Around Moscow of 40-50s
6. Historical Heritage of Moscow
7. Treasure Gallery in the State Hermitage
8. Original Work by Lorenzo Lotto in the Hermitage
9. Italian Artists of 18th-19th Centuries
10. Art Glass on Elagin Island
11. Amazing Anatomy for Men of Nerve
12. Rostov in Old Postcards

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Collector of Russian Antiquities
The Ministry of Culture of RF and State Historical Museum are glad to present the exhibition "Collector of Russian Antiquities" dated for the International Museum Day. This is the first exhibition from the cycle "True Museum's Friend" dedicated to the collector and patron of art Petr Ivanovich Schukin (1853 - 1912) who granted his huge collection to Historical Museum. Schukin's collection consists of more than 300 thousand items, it reflects the history of Russia of the 17th-19th centuries, public and everyday life of all main social classes - the nobility, the petty bourgeoisie, the merchants, the boyars and the peasantry.

The State Historical Museum
Addres: Moscow, 1/2, Red Square
Direction: metro stations 'Okhotny Ryad', 'Teatralnaya', 'Ploshchad Revolutsii'
Phones: (095) 292-4019, 292-3731

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Massimo Scolari's Thirty Years of Creative Work State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, the Italian Institute of Culture and the Embassy of Italy are proud to invite you to the exhibition of works by Massimo Scolari "Thirty Years of Creative Work". On display there are paintings and graphical works. Massimo Scolari is one of the most famous modern artists in Europe; he has gained the authority by the purity of the style and intellectuality of his art.

The Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts
Addres: Moscow, 12, Ulitsa Volkchonka
Direction: metro station 'Kropotinskaya'
Phones: (095) 203-9578, 203-7998, 203-7412

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Two Nikolo-Gustunsky Cathedrals in the Museum of Architecture In the Museum of Architecture there is exhibition "Two Nikolo-Gustunsky Cathedrals. The Moscow Kremlin and Belevsky Uyezd". Only few people know about these cathedrals some information. Both of them were dedicated to same rare icon - Nikolay Gostunsky Icon. One of the cathedrals had been situated on the territory of the Kremlin but then it was destroyed. The other is situated in thinly pupulated place in Belevsky Uyezd.

The State Reseach Museum of Architecture named after A.B.Schusev
Addres: Moscow, 5, Vozdvizshenka str.
Phones: (095) 290-0551, 291-2109, 291-3649

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"Coffee House" in Tsaritsyno
State Museum and Reserve "Tsaritsyno" invites you to visit the exhibition "Coffee House in Europe and Russia in the 18th - beginning of he 19th century". The exhibition includes materials on coffee ceremony in the Western Europe and Russia of the end of the 18th - beginning of the 19th centuries and on foundation of the net of cafes in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. On display there is staff for the ceremony: china, silver settings, coffee-machines, coffee-grinders, ice-cream moulds, coffee packing, etc.

The State Museum Estate "Tsaritsyno"
Addres: Moscow, 1, Dolskaya Ulitsa, Tsaritsino
Direction: Metro Stations: Tsaritsino, Orekhovo
Phones: (095) 321-0743, 325-4544

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Walks Around Moscow of 40-50s
Central House of Artist, the International Confederation of Artist Unions present the exhibition of works by Nikolay Grishin (1921-1985). Drawings by Nikolay Grishin give to visitors possibility to take a walk around Moscow of 40-50s: not triumphal capital with slogans, parades and flags, but intimate - with, dear Arbat yards, culver roofs and come off walls. This Arbat world that had gone away becomes alive on the water-colour by the artist.
Central House of Artists
Addres: Moscow, Krymskiy val, 10
Direction: Metro Stations Oktyabraskaya, Park Kylturi
Phones: (095) 238-9843, 238-9634

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Historical Heritage of Moscow
The exhibition "Historical Heritage of Moscow" is being held for the first time during the Days of Historical and Cultural Heritage of Moscow, 2002.
Monuments of the Moscow Kremlin, historical monuments of Veliky Posad of Kitay Gorod, ensembles of the White Town can be seen by visitors in etchings, paintings, water-colour art works by the best artists of the past and by contemporary masters. Particular place of the exhibition is taken by materials of the General Moscow Development Plan till 2020 which reflect the suggestions how to keep safe and use municipal historical and cultural heritage.

The "Manezh" Central Exhibition Hall
Addres: Moscow, 1, Manezhnaya Ploshad
Phones: (095) 291-6568, 202-9304

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Treasure Gallery in the State Hermitage
After a long break there was opened Treasure Gallery in the State Hermitage. The Gallery had been earlier called Special Pantry N 1. The principal idea of the exposition is to show the development of jeweller's art during the whole history of humanity - from the 3d millenium B.C. to the beginning of the 20th century. The part of the expositions where there are golden and silver items from Northern Caucasus of the period of the Early Bronze presents the most ancient jewelry found on the territory of Russia.

The State Hermitage
Addres: Saint-Peterburg, 34-36, Dvortsovaya Nabarezhnaya
Direction: From "Nevsky Prospect" metro station, take any of the following: bus 7, 10; tram 31; troll. 1, 7, 9, 10
Phones: (812) 311-3601, 110-9604, 110-9601

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Original Work by Lorenzo Lotto in the Hermitage
There was opened an unusual exhibition within the series "World Museums Masterpieces in the Hermitage". Painting "The Rest of the Holy Family on the Way to Egypt with Saint Justine" by Lorenzo Lotto (1480-1556) was shown for the first time. This painting has been in the Hermitage's store-rooms for more than 200 years. The painting will take its position not only in constant exposition of Venetian painting of the Renaissance but also will add one more item to the list of works by the master.

The State Hermitage
Addres: Saint-Peterburg, 34-36, Dvortsovaya Nabarezhnaya
Direction: From "Nevsky Prospect" metro station, take any of the following: bus 7, 10; tram 31; troll. 1, 7, 9, 10
Phones: (812) 311-3601, 110-9604, 110-9601

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Italian Artists of 18th-19th Centuries
In Mramorny Palace there was opened the exhibition prepared within the frameworks of the fourth festival "Italy on Italian Street". The exhibition presents paintings and graphical works by the Italians who worked in Russia in the 18th - first half of the 19th centuries. In the 19th century many of those Italian artists decided to stay in Russia and adopt Russian names.
Among them - Fyodor (Fedele) Bruni, Mikhail (Michele///) Scotti, Ludvig (Luigi) Premazzi. All the demonstrated works are taken from the collection of Russian Museum.

The Marble Palace
Addres: Saint-Peterburg, 5/1, Millionnaya Ulitsa
Direction: From either metro station Gostiny Dvor or Nevsky Prospect, take any of the following: buses 25, 46, 134; trams 2, 12, 34, 32, 54
Phones: (812) 312-9196, 312-9054

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Art Glass on Elagin Island
In the Exhibition Hall of Konyushenny Building of Elagin-Island Palace and Museum there was opened exhibition "Glass Factories of Russia. Pervomaisky Glass Factory. Exhibition of Works". This exhibition is the first one of the cycle of exhibitions of works by Russian factories of art glass on Elagin Island. Glass exhibitions traditionally take place in Elagin-Island Palace and Museum.

Elagin Island Palace-Museum of Russian Decorative and Applied Art and Interior Design 18th - 20th centuries
Addres: Saint-Peterburg, 4, Elagin island
Direction: "Chernaya Rechka" metro station; bus 71, 134; tram. 17, 26; troll. 9
Phones: (812) 430-1130, 430-1131
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Amazing Anatomy for Men of Nerve
Saint Petersburg Museum of Wax Figures represents the exhibition "The Theatre of Soul and Body or Amazing Anatomy for Men of Nerve". This exhibition is the first, test Saint Petersburg Museum of Wax Figures project dedicated to the human ecology. On display there are samples of human organs which suffered from the way of human life - narcotism, alcoholism, smoking, etc.

Museum of Waxen Figures
Addres: Saint-Peterburg, 17, Nevsky outline
Phones: (812) 315-4333

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Rostov in Old Postcards
In Museum of Private Collections there is the exhibition "Rostov! Rostov? Rostov:" (Rostov in old postcards) dedicated to 140-year birthday of Rostov and to International Museum Day. The basis of the exhibition is composed of postcards from V.A.Kim's collection, from the collection of Museum and Reserve "Rostov Kremlin", from private collections. In the windows there are general sights of the Kremlin, Uspensky Cathedral and of the central part of the town; instead of traditional small notes they are accompanied by quotations made by different travelers when they were visiting Rostov.

State Museum-Preserv "Rostov Kremlin"
Addres: Yaroslavl region, Museum, Kremlin, Rostov
Phones: (08536) 3-1717, 3-3294

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